Transport system, as it were, is playing a key role in globally. Without transport, moving people and goods from one place to another for economic, social and other reasons will be difficult if not impossible. However, the transport system that plays a very important role in over-land transport in moving people and goods in large number is rail transport. In addition, in recent times, the rate of crashes in rail transport is becoming worrisome and this explains the need for this article. To this end, below is the list of rail accidents during the second quarter of 2017: NOTE: each crash contains the date; the country where the accident occurred; the kind of accident e.g. (crash) and the number of people killed or injured in the accident. 1. April 8th in Russia (collision), 50 people injured. 2. April 15th in Austria (collision), 9 people injured. 3. April 28 th in Netherlands (collision), no record of people died or injured. 4. May 1 st in Germany (derailment), 2 people injured. 5. May 13th in Greece (derailment), 3 people died and 15 injured. 6. June 27th in US (derailment and fire), 39 people injured. Total no people injured: 115. Total people killed: 3 Source: Wikipedia